Harry Redknapp had, and still has a number of supporters within the Spurs fanbase, many of whom seem to come out of the social media woodwork whenever we suffer a disappointing result such as yesterday’s loss to Leeds United.
Whatever your opinion of Harry might be, his career is defined by many for the club’s dealings in the January transfer windows of 2011 and 2012. Those dealings brought in four players – Steven Pienaar, Bongani Khumalo, Louis Saha and Ryan Nelsen – three of whom have left the club and in the case of Khumalo, the defender still seems light years away from a full debut.
With 2013’s winter window about to close and fans desperate for another striker, as we have been since 2011, what will AVB do?
When asked if any deals were likely – aside from the move to bring in Lewis Holtby – he merely said ‘I don’t think so, no’.
We’re fourth in the league and clearly our season doesn’t need ‘saving’ at this stage but can we hope to pick up points in the next few weeks without a recognised striker? On the plus side, there may be no more pointless stop gaps – although many will argue that those words adequately describe Dempsey and Sigurdsson – but is the striker need a desperate one?